June 27, 2007 -- KBA North America, a leading press manufacturer based in Williston, Vt., will be holding a two-day in-depth seminar on UV Curing Inks and Coatings on July 24-25, 2007 at its corporate office and Customer Center in Williston, Vt. The firm has lined up a long list of experts and will be providing in-depth instruction and analysis on a variety of aspects regarding this topic.
The topics to be covered include drying systems, an explanation of hybrid presses, combination printing rollers, UV inks/hybrid inks in relation to conventional printing processes, pre-press adjustment for UV, finishing requirements, UV consumables, plastics and non-porous substrate overview, new applications, special effects, and the future outlook for this area.
Attendees will have the opportunity to see print test results on KBA’s Rapida 105 41-inch sheetfed press as well as the Genius 52 UV. Representatives from PACE Industries, Flint Group, Bottcher Rollers, and several other companies will be present to educate attendees on all areas of UV Printing.
“This continues to be one of the hottest topics in the industry,” says Crystal Flutur, training manager at KBA. “Printers are constantly asking us for advice to produce special effects for their customers who want to differentiate themselves using UV inks and Coating. We have lined up industry experts to participate in our seminar and are looking forward to clearing up many gray areas on this topic. All of the questions, myths, pros and cons will be addressed regarding how to print UV inks including hybrid, high adhesion, etc. Attendees will see how to achieve the best results with each application and learn how to break into new market segments. The seminar will allow attendees to learn all of the secrets to maximize usage on their current press and provide them with facts to determine what will work best for their future.”
For further information on the seminar or to attend, please contact Crystal Flutur, KBA Training Manager at 802-764-6140 or e-mail at [email protected]
The cost of the seminar is $600 per person, in which the attendee will pay for airfare and hotel. Lunch will be provided daily. Payments in the form of a check or PO need to be received two weeks prior to class.